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[03/05/07 - 10:18 PM]
Robert A. Marsland, an 18-Year-Old Wisconsin High School Student from Madison, Wins GSN's First-Ever 'National Vocabulary Championship'
As the national champion, Marsland won $40,000 toward a 529 higher education savings plan, a commemorative trophy and the title of National Vocabulary Champion.

[03/05/07 - 04:55 PM]
The Brick Awards(R) to Air Nationwide on the CW Network April 12th
The show will be sponsored by General Motors and Pepsi and JPMorgan Chase will serve as the official financial services sponsor of the BRICK Awards.

[03/05/07 - 04:53 PM]
America's Next Top Model Added to Roster of CW Series Streamed Exclusively on CwtV.com
The series joins such current offerings as "Supernatural," "Veronica Mars," "One Tree Hill," "Everybody Hates Chris," "All of Us," "Girlfriends" and "The Game."

[03/05/07 - 04:52 PM]
Without a Trace Star Anthony Lapaglia Is Co-Writer of the March 11 Episode, Marking His Writing Debut
LaPaglia says, "I am a true believer in occasionally breaking the conceit of the show. It shakes the audience out of expecting the usual fare and helps stretch everyone working here to think outside the box."

[03/05/07 - 04:37 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: NBC's "The Office"

[03/05/07 - 03:07 PM]
Fast Facts for Sunday, March 4, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 4.

[03/05/07 - 03:05 PM]
Get Your Kicks on the "Dancing with the Stars Road Trip"
The "Trip" features a busload of professional dancers and a live party band that will be hitting the road for a two-week cross-country tour beginning Monday, March 5.

[03/05/07 - 03:03 PM]
NBC Universal Television Pacts with Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun
The pair ink a three-year, first-look development deal for their newly formed BermanBraun company.

[03/05/07 - 03:02 PM]
The Family Garage Gets a Makeover in an All-New Episode of Bravo's "Top Design" on Wednesday, March 7 at 10 P.M. ET/PT with Special Guest Judge Mark Rios
Upcoming guests judges include: Ben Bourgeois, Tom Colicchio, Linda O'Keeffe, Michael Berman and Trudie Styler.

[03/05/07 - 02:18 PM]
ABC Foils 'Knights' Robbery
The critically-acclaimed newcomer hits the bench effective immediately.

[03/05/07 - 12:02 PM]
Nexxus Named Official Hair Care Sponsor for Bravo's "Shear Genius"
Additionally, Allure magazine, a leading monthly beauty publication, has joined the series as the publishing partner, sharing editorial expertise and marketing assets.

[03/05/07 - 11:32 AM]
Popular Television Talk-Show Host Jerry Springer Named Host of NBC's 'America's Got Talent' When Hit Variety-Talent Competition Series Returns This Summer
He'll take over for Regis Philbin when the series returns to the network's line-up this summer.

[03/05/07 - 10:57 AM]
Live Finale for NBC's "The Apprentice: Los Angeles" to Be Held at World-Famous Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, April 22 (10-11 P.M. Et)
The Hollywood Bowl has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since its official opening in 1922, and its concerts and music festivals featuring top performers and musicians have made the Bowl one of the most popular venues in southern California.

[03/05/07 - 10:29 AM]
William Shatner Gets Raked Over the CoalS...again When "The Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner: Extended & Uncensored!" DVD Hits Stores on Tuesday, March 20
Bonus materials on this one-disc set include "The Making of the Roast" featurette, behind-the-scenes and red carpet interviews.

[03/05/07 - 10:28 AM]
Chill Out with Bill Engvall in the World Premiere Stand-Up Special "Bill Engvall: 15° Off Cool" Debuting Sunday, March 25 at 9:00 P.M. on Comedy Central(R)
Encore presentations air Sunday, March 25 at 10:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 27 at 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

[03/05/07 - 10:27 AM]
Hollywood, You'Ve Been Warned! David Spade Is Back for a Third Season of Comedy Central's(R) "The Showbiz Show with David Spade" Premiering Thursday, March 15 at 10:30 P.M.
The third season will consist of new segments and include the returning favorites, the googly-eye dolls, "There I Said It" segments and Spade's celebrity sit-downs.

[03/05/07 - 10:26 AM]
Nominations Announced for "The 42nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards," to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas Tuesday, May 15 on the CBS Television Network
George Strait led with eight nominations while Brooks & Dunn received seven nominations with Ronnie Dunn receiving an additional nod.

[03/05/07 - 10:25 AM]
Oxygen Viewer Names Tori Spelling & Dean Mcdermott's Bed & Breakfast for Their New Reality Series
"Chateau La Rue" takes the prize as the name of Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's bed and breakfast in their upcoming reality series.

[03/05/07 - 12:59 AM]
Development Update: Monday, March 5
Updates include: ABC adds Shaquille O'Neal series, FOX makes Owain Yeoman a Terminator and more!

[03/02/07 - 01:34 PM]
John Ratzenberger Joins ABC's "Dancing with the Stars"
Following Vincent Pastore's withdrawal, Ratzenberger has nobly stepped in to take his place.

[03/02/07 - 01:32 PM]
The Great American Dream Vote, Hosted by Donny Osmond, to Premiere Wednesday, March 28, on the ABC Television Network
Each episode of the series will "introduce a group of contestants from across America, all of whom will reveal a lifelong dream to the studio audience and explain why they think it deserves to be fulfilled."

[03/02/07 - 01:04 PM]
Live at the Paley Festival: FOX's "American Idol"

[03/02/07 - 10:14 AM]
Richard Dreyfuss Turns Wizard in Sci Fi's 'Tin Man' Mini
Dreyfuss will take on the role of the Mystic Man, "a powerful wizard who holds the key to revealing the destiny of the one woman who can save The Outer Zone (the O.Z.) - a fantastical realm rife with wonder, but oppressed by dark magic."

[03/02/07 - 10:12 AM]
Alaina Alexander, Leslie Hunt, Nick Pedro and A.J. Tabaldo Are Eliminated from the "American Idol" Competition
FOX details the latest "American Idol" elimination.

[03/02/07 - 10:12 AM]
Starch Madness on Spike TV
The one-hour special "MLE: St. Patrick's Day Chowdown" will air on Saturday, March 17 at 7:00/6:00c.

[03/02/07 - 10:10 AM]
The CW's "America's Next Top Model" Roars Back, Bigger Than Ever in Target Demos
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 28.

[03/02/07 - 10:09 AM]
Kathleen Eliminated During Two-Hour Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" on the CW
The CW details the latest "America's Next Top Model" elimination.

[03/02/07 - 12:24 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 2
Updates include: Geico's cavemen to star in new ABC comedy while Amber Tamblyn, Krista Allen, Robert Vaughn and Laura Harris all land pilot roles.

[03/01/07 - 10:16 PM]
Fast Break, Score! Hallmark Channel's March Madness Includes More Original Movies Than Any Other Network
The cable channel books three original movies for the month of March.

[03/01/07 - 02:19 PM]
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Makes the Grade with Four Additional Episodes Scheduled for Thursday Nights on Fox
Network also dumps "Nanny 911" and "Trading Spouses" in favor of "Family Guy" and "American Dad" repeats.

[03/01/07 - 01:38 PM]
Cable Ratings Round-Up (Week of February 19-25): Usa, Lifetime, VH1 Land in Top 15
Also making the cut: E!'s red carpet coverage of the Oscars.

[03/01/07 - 01:12 PM]
Kevin Reilly Re-Ups as President, NBC Entertainment
Reilly has signed a new, multi-year deal to continue as President of NBC Entertainment, a position he's held for nearly three years.

[03/01/07 - 01:10 PM]
Two Incredible Forces Come Together as Spider-Man Meets NBC's 'Heroes' for a Night of Event Programming
NBC will air an exclusive one-minute clip from the film during the March 5 episode of "Heroes," then premiere seven and a half minutes from the film online, exclusively on NBC.com, for 24 hours.

[03/01/07 - 11:29 AM]
CBS Wins February Sweep in Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[03/01/07 - 11:22 AM]
Quick Take for Wednesday, February 28, 2007 (Based on Fast Affiliate Ratings)
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 28.

[03/01/07 - 10:52 AM]
Kids' Wb! on the CW Nets New Spider-Man Animated Series for Early 2008 Premiere
"Our goal is to reinterpret these great characters and concepts for our millennium," supervising producer Greg Weisman said.

[03/01/07 - 10:50 AM]
FOX Unveils Landmark Plan to Extend Network Programming to Affiliate Web Sites Through "FOX on Demand"
The lineup of shows currently available includes "24," "Bones," "Prison Break," "Standoff," "Vanished," "Talkshow With Spike Feresten," "'Til Death," "The Loop," "War at Home," "American Dad" and "The Winner."

[03/01/07 - 10:47 AM]
Bravo Premieres One-Hour Documentary on Anna Nicole Smith, March 2, 10-11 P.M. ET/PT
The exclusive in-depth interview with Larry Birkhead, photographer and former boyfriend of Smith, features never-before-seen archival footage and photos of Smith with her late husband, billionaire J. Howard Marshall.

[03/01/07 - 12:27 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 1
Updates include: Lots of casting news, including pilots for Horatio Sanz, Faith Ford, Paul Reubens and Donald Sutherland.

[02/28/07 - 04:17 PM]
Promax/Bda, the CW and Blink Launch College Competition to Find Best Supernatural Promo
The contest calls for undergrads to submit their original multiplatform trailers and commercials promoting "Supernatural" for the chance to jumpstart their creative careers with a CW internship and invaluable exposure.

[02/28/07 - 04:16 PM]
Contestants Wanted for "Crowned: The Mother of All Pageants," the CW's Upcoming Mother-Daugher Reality Series
The search includes open casting calls in four major cities - Orlando (March 3), Raleigh (March 3), Dallas (March 10) and Phoenix/Tempe (March 10).

[02/28/07 - 03:12 PM]
'South Park' Is Back with All New Episodes
As a bonus, fans will be able to download the uncensored version of each new episode from the 11th season on iTunes the Tuesday after it premieres beginning on Tuesday, March 13.

[02/28/07 - 01:39 PM]
Victoria Beckham Signs Posh Deal with NBC for a New Summer Reality Series -- from the Producers of "American Idol" -- Spotlighting Her Glamorous New Life in Los Angeles
The six, half-hour episodes are slated to premiere this summer.

[02/28/07 - 01:37 PM]
It's March Murder Mystery Month on Sleuth!
Every Friday and Saturday night throughout the month features the best murder mysteries beginning with "Coldblooded" starring Jason Priestly on March 2nd, followed by "The Watcher" starring Keanu Reeves on March 3rd.

[02/28/07 - 01:36 PM]
It's March Movie Madness at Universal Hd
Universal HD is gearing up for March Movie Madness with HD film premieres every Friday night.

[02/28/07 - 01:36 PM]
Production Begins March 5 on "The Next Best Thing: Who Is the Greatest Celebrity Impersonator?" (Fka "The Imposter"), an Hour-Long Weekly Alternative Series Slated for Summer 2007 on Abc
Auditions will be held in four cities - Los Angeles (March 5-6), Las Vegas (March 11-12), New York (March 20-21), and Orlando (March 28-29).

[02/28/07 - 01:35 PM]
Vincent Pastore Withdraws from "Dancing with the Stars"
"When I initially committed to joining 'Dancing with the Stars,' I didn't realize just how physically demanding it would be for me. Unable to put forth my best effort, I felt it appropriate to step aside and give someone else the opportunity," said Pastore.

[02/28/07 - 11:44 AM]
USA Tops February Ratings
USA spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/07 - 12:11 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 28
Updates include: James Caan and Nikki Cox leave "Las Vegas," HBO greenlights "Generation Kill" and plenty of pilot casting news.

[02/27/07 - 10:12 PM]
NBC Ratings Results for the Week of FeB. 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of February 19-25.







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[07/28/14 - 02:27 PM]
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Instead of dancing a perfect paso doble, champion dancers Derek Hough and Mark Ballas will be kicking up dust on their latest project - a home renovation series on HGTV.

[07/28/14 - 02:05 PM]
ESPN's Multiplatform Coverage of Little League Baseball and Softball Divisional Championships Begins July 30
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[07/28/14 - 01:33 PM]
"Criminal Minds" and "Extant" to Swap Time Periods Starting This Wednesday, July 30
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[07/28/14 - 01:08 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 01:06 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:46 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 11:39 AM]
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CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/28/14 - 11:27 AM]
Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN as NFL Features Reporter
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[07/28/14 - 11:15 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:51 AM]
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[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
"Gypsy Sisters" Focus on Family in New Season on TLC
The series returns with a special two-hour season premiere on Thursday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/28/14 - 09:34 AM]
El Rey Network And Celestial Pictures Boost Multi-Year Partnership To Bring Viewers The Best In Classic Martial Arts
The new deal will provide the network with access to 255 iconic martial arts titles from the Shaw Brothers vault - the world's leading martial arts collection, many on an exclusive basis.

[07/28/14 - 08:57 AM]
Season Two of "Shark Hunters" Premieres Wednesday, July 30, at 9 P.M. ET on NBCSN
The 60-minute outdoor fishing show features three long-standing East Coast shark tournaments and five captains pitted against each other to catch the heaviest shark.